Need warming breakfast options for your healthy pregnancy diet? These porridge recipes are packed with nutrients, try them all!
One bowl, many nutrients for pregnancy. It’s an all-trimester breakfast choice that’s ideal for breast-feeding Mammas too.
What’s not to love about starting your day with a warming bowl of porridge – it’s easy to prepare it will keep you going until lunch! These are backed
We’ve elevated the humble bowl of porridge to a FittaBreakfast packed with goodness that will set you up for the day (or at least until lunchtime!).
Oats are a great source of dietary fibre, low in saturated fat and cholesterol and slowly release their energy making you feel fuller longer. We like to add a few extras to make it even more nutritious and delicious as part of your healthy pregnancy diet!
Handful of sultanas
A heaped tsp of maca
A heaped tsp of flaxseed
Handful of cranberries or goji berries
A generous shake of mixed seeds
Add extra toppings for added taste and nutritional benefits. Try these!
A dollop of natural yogurt
Warm apple puree
Follow your usual porridge recipe – we use one ½ cup of jumbo oats porridge per person mixed with ½ cup of water and 1 cup of milk but for added calcium and a more creamy porridge use more milk and leave out the water. Stir in one or more of the following ingredients and cook the porridge over a gentle heat until thick and creamy.